Cpl. Daegan Page’s public visitation and funeral plans

Published: Sep. 14, 2021 at 1:13 PM CDT
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OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - Local authorities are preparing for the funeral procession of Cpl. Daegan Page on Friday.

The funeral for Cpl. Page, killed Aug. 26 during an attack on Kabul airport in Afghanistan, is set for 10 a.m. Friday at St. Paul Lutheran Church, located at 13271 Millard Ave.

The procession route will run from St. Paul Lutheran Church, west on Millard Avenue to South 144th Street. The route will continue southbound on South 144th Street to the Omaha National Cemetery, 14250 Schram Road.

Cpl. Page'sprocession route for Friday, Sept. 17, in Omaha.
Cpl. Page'sprocession route for Friday, Sept. 17, in Omaha.(Omaha Police Department)

For those traveling, please plan ahead as traffic will be re-routed or delayed around the closed route. The route will be closed from approximately 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Friday.

The Nebraska Department of Transportation will be closing the following off-ramps to accommodate the procession: I-80 to Highway 50 and Highway 50 to Highway 370.

Authorized military and law enforcement vehicles will stage in the alley between the church and Wells Fargo. The procession will be led by OPD.

Cpl. Page’s public visitation took place Thursday evening from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Several community members and families visited to pay their respects to the fallen hero. For those who plan to attend the funeral on Friday morning, parking will be limited.

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